Determine the existence of an Amazon S3 bucket using an Amazon SDK - Amazon Simple Storage Service
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Determine the existence of an Amazon S3 bucket using an Amazon SDK

The following code example shows how to determine the existence of an S3 bucket.

Python
SDK for Python (Boto3)
Note

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class BucketWrapper: """Encapsulates S3 bucket actions.""" def __init__(self, bucket): """ :param bucket: A Boto3 Bucket resource. This is a high-level resource in Boto3 that wraps bucket actions in a class-like structure. """ self.bucket = bucket self.name = bucket.name def exists(self): """ Determine whether the bucket exists and you have access to it. :return: True when the bucket exists; otherwise, False. """ try: self.bucket.meta.client.head_bucket(Bucket=self.bucket.name) logger.info("Bucket %s exists.", self.bucket.name) exists = True except ClientError: logger.warning( "Bucket %s doesn't exist or you don't have access to it.", self.bucket.name) exists = False return exists
  • For API details, see HeadBucket in Amazon SDK for Python (Boto3) API Reference.

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